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Great Wall Museum

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Address: Bada Mountain Area, Beijing 102102, China
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+86 10 6912 1630
9:07 am - 4:33 pm
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Spectacular. You can either walk up or take the tram. It depends on what you would like to do. The walk (north) on the wall and the tram end at basically the same place. At... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2016
Kearney, Nebraska
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Kearney, Nebraska
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5 reviews
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Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Spectacular. You can either walk up or take the tram. It depends on what you would like to do. The walk (north) on the wall and the tram end at basically the same place. At 350lbs, I made the mistake of walking. I fell once, and I believe the Chinese enjoyed it a little. Fat man bouncing. They all rushed... More 

Thank juliorevereber
Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed September 14, 2015

Great place for history! I recommend coming before you see the wall in order to understand the whole history.

Thank ChaiGuy
New York
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed June 17, 2015

My friends and I hired a guide to bring us through the museum. She spoke English, and everything she said seemed very rehearsed, but she was very enthusiastic. I would definitely visit the museum before trekking up the Great Wall. The museum is air conditioned and has the cleaned bathrooms. It is also very informational to learn about the history... More 

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Devonport, Australia
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138 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed April 27, 2015

It was full of school kids like every attraction we went to in China. But the museum was clean, bright and had lots of info about the wall. The museum is included in the price of your ticket to the Great wall.

Thank Rachel7310
London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed January 14, 2015

A must do after the Great Wall experience ! No entrance fee, and all information available in English !

Thank AdventuresOfZolee
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed June 28, 2014

Typical in China, the vendors are relentless. They expect to haggle and they are AGGRESSIVE. I just walked out. They would not even give me time to think and browse. If you like to barter, our guide recommended cutting their price in half and going up from that. Good luck. I just could not take the stress...not fun to me!

Thank Roni M
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278 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed July 5, 2013

This museum is FREE and most of the signs are in English as well as Chinese. It's got lots of beautiful pictures of the wall, too.

Thank Shannon S
Kotor, Montenegro
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed July 13, 2012

We were looking forward to visiting the museum but it was closed - our guide told us that it is closed every day now for some reason. Real shame

Thank EmmaMontenegro

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